Comprehension Exercises | An April Day | Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | Class 8 | Grammar | প্রশ্ন ও উত্তর

 An April Day | Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | Textual Question and Answer | Grammar |  প্রশ্ন ও উত্তর

An April Day by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

An April Day by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


 Textual Questions:


Activity 1


Tick the correct alternative:


(i) When the warm sun has returned again, it is nice to

(a) sing out loud

(b) visit the still wood √

(c) sail down the river


(ii) The sapling draws its sustenance from

(a) the blue sky

(b) rainwater

(c) earth's loosened mould √


(iii) The birds

(a) glance quick in the bright sun √

(b) sit on the branches of the trees

(c) peck at the grains from the ground


(iv) The green slope throws its shadow upon

(a) the mountain

(b) the hollows of the hills √

(c) the sand dunes


Activity 2


Complete the following sentences with information from the text:


(a) Spring is the season of blossming of flowers.


(b) The coming-on of storms is foretold by marry-folded dark clouds.


(c) The birds move along the forest opening.


(d) The bright sunset fills the silver woods with light.

Activity 4



Fill in the chart with information from the text:


Did what

(i) The first flower

sprang in a still wood

(ii) The forest glades

were teeming with bright forms

(iii) The sapling

drew its sustenance from the earth's loosened mould

(iv) The drooping tree

revived through stricken to the heart with winters cold



Activity 5


Answer the following questions:


(a) Why is it sweet to visit the wood during springtime?

Ans.>  One can enjoy the sights of the flowers, hear the softy warbled bird-song and see the multi-coloured wings of birds and butterflies.


(b) What does winter's cold do to the tree?

Ans.> The trees are stricken to the heart with winter’s cold.


(c) What time of the day do you think it is when "the green slope throws its shadows in the hollows of the hills"?

Ans.> When the sun sets.


(d) Why do you think the poem is titled "An April Day"? Suggest an alternative title.

Ans.> Because the poem describes a day in the month of April.

An alternative title may be “Sweet Spring”.




Activity 6(a)


Fill in the blanks with the correct verb forms from those given in brackets:


(i) He has been working here for the last two years. (worked, is working, has been working)


(ii) The baby has been crying all morning. (cries, has been crying, had cried)


(iii) It had been raining for a long time before we went to school. (had been raining, rained, rains)


(iv) The passengers of the train had been sleeping fast when the accident occurred. (slept, had been sleeping, sleep)



Activity 6(b)


Fill in the blanks with either the Future Continuous tense or Future Perfect tense of the verbs given in brackets:


(i) suppose it will be raining when we start. (rain)


(ii) He will be meeting us next week. (meet)


(iii) She will have reached Jamshedpur by then. (reach)


(iv) This book is not fat, I shall have read it by lunch time. (read)


Activity 7


Make meaningful sentences of your own with the following words:


(a) harvest : When will you harvest your wheat?


(b) Teeming :  This river is teeming with fish.


(c) thrives : He thrives on hard work.


(d) glance : He gave her a sidelong glance.


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